Many dancers made a big change during Disney’s “Dancing with the Stars” night.
Adrian Peterson finally let audiences see his softer side during a Viennese waltz — something he’s also been working on at home with a newborn. While he said it was a difficult time in his life, the focus really paid off as he and partner Britt Stewart earned their first 7s.
Meanwhile, Xochitl Gomez admitted she was frightened by how strict Val Chmerkovskiy was during rehearsals for the extremely difficult paso doble. But that work ethic came in handy, as they secured their best score yet with three nines and felt closer than ever to the top of the leaderboard.
Ariana Madix was nervous, too, as she performed her first contemporary routine of the season with partner Pasha Pashkov. Although she felt more comfortable in the setting, she was able to utilize her theatrical tropes in the routine.
Disney Night also featured a surprise appearance by last season’s MVP, Selma Blair, who appeared in Alyson Hannigan and Sasha Farber’s jazz rehearsal.
Even on the happiest night of the season, one of the couples had to go home. This week, Adrian Peterson and Brett Stewart were eliminated.
Scroll down for all of tonight’s results.
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